ECOMP 5007
Technology and Special Needs

3 credits
This hands-on course teaches the application of technologies to the special needs curriculum. Participants
develop the knowledge and skills to support special needs learners using technologies—understanding the
learning characteristics of special needs students, developing customized hypermedia, selecting and evaluating
appropriate software, experimenting with and using software and adaptive technologies, discussing special
needs research and national legislation, investigating the latest issues of using technology for special needs
learners, and integrating technology into the curriculum.

ECOMP 5016
Teaching and Learning with Multimedia

3 credits
Course description unavailable.

ECOMP 5018
Introduction to Educational Robotics

3 credits
This course introduces the principles of robotics as a subject matter and as a concrete three-dimensional
classroom tool to be used in many educational environments. Various types of robots are optimized to
illustrate how these educational assistants can impact the learning environment and problem solving
challenges for math, science, language arts, industrial arts, activities for disabled or special education students,
and events for the gifted and talented. The course utilizes Macintosh computers, PCs using Windows, and all
laptops to work with remote infrared programming that is linked to vision, sonar, tactile sensors, speech,
pattern recognition, voice recognition, and problem solving challenges.

ECOMP 5100
Computers, Technology, and Education

3 credits
This course presents an overview of computers in education, including productivity tools such as word
processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics. Students survey examples of educational software, explore
the internet, conduct online learning, and practice APA writing style.

ECOMP 5106
Integrating Technology into the School Curriculum

3 credits
This course provides the student with practical experience in curriculum planning and implementation. Through
the use of a variety of software, the student will focus on making decisions about content, skills and ways to use
the computer to supplement, enhance and extend the school curriculum.

ECOMP 6009
Authoring with HTML

3 credits
Course description unavailable.

ECOMP 6010
Video as an Educational Technology

3 credits
This course examines the potential for video as an educational tool. Participants will become familiar with
using a variety of cable and internet-delivered educational materials to enhance the learning experiences. In
addition, the impact of media on our culture, particulary on students is an issue that will be considered and
discussed. Instruction will provide Media Literacy concepts and strategies for educatiors to consider when
using media resources. Technical skills for video production will provide participants with methods of helping
students use their creativity and media literacy knowledge in ppositive, productive ways.

ECOMP 6100
Educational Uses of Systems

3 credits
This course focuses on systems thiking as a way to study real world complexity. Students examine software
and curricula that support systems thinking in creating and understanding computer simulations, models and

ECOMP 6101
Technology Impact on Societies and School

3 credits
Course description unavailable.

Telecommunications: Curriculum in a Global Context

3 credits
Participants will develop skills in using the tools of telecommunications to communicate and collaborate
with others, access information, and apply their expertise in schools, classrooms, and graduate studies.
Participants will learn to use telecommunications responsibly and become articulate spokespersons on
issues related to educational telecommunications and the changing rol and nature of information.

Fundamentals of Computer Structures

3 credits
The focus of this course is to explore some of the more technical aspects of a computer and Windows.
Students will be given hands-on experience in troubleshooting and maintaining both the hardware and
software of a computer system. It is not the intention of this class to make a computer technician out of
each student, rather it is to give you confidence in your abilities to solve technical problems.